John Lyly

1554 - 1606

A Quote by John Lyly on understanding

I thank you for nothing, because I understand nothing.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly

Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579, Page 81.

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A Quote by John Lyly on books, money, and study

Far more seemly to have thy study full of books, than thy purse full of money.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1579)

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A Quote by John Lyly on conscience

A clere conscience is a sure carde.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579, page 207.

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A Quote by John Lyly

Goe to bed with the Lambe, and rise with the Larke.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues and his England, page 229.

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A Quote by John Lyly on envy

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The greatest harm that you can do unto the envious, is to do well.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly

He that loseth his honestie hath nothing to lose.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly on honesty and life

The measure of life is not length, but honesty.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly on heart, hope, mind, past, and shame

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly

The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 47.

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